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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
MS 90-3074, Berkeley, CA 94720

RICHARD C. DIAMOND, Ph.D.

STAFF SCIENTIST
Environmental Energy Technologies Division
Indoor Environment Department
Energy Performance of Buildings Group

Tel: (510) 486-4459 Mail Stop: 90-3074
Fax: (510) 486-6658 e-mail: RCDiamond@lbl.gov

Selected Publications

2011

Kyle Marini, Girish Ghatikar, and Rick Diamond, "Using Dashboards to Improve Energy and Comfort in Federal Buildings." LBNL-4283E

2010

Harris, J.P., Diamond, R.C., Blumstein, C., Calwell, C., Iyer, M., Payne, C.T., and Siderius, H-P, 2010."Towards a Policy of Progressive Efficiency," published as a chapter in "People-Centered Initiatives for Increasing Energy Savings, edited by Karen Ehrhardt-Martinez and John A. Laitner, Washington DC: ACEEE

Koomey, J.G. et al., 2010. "Defining a standard metric for electricity savings," Environmental Research Letters, 9 March 2010. LBNL-2213E

Kevin Kircher, Girish Ghatikar, Steve Greenberg, Dave Watson, Rick Diamond, Dale Sartor, Cliff Federspiel, Alex McEachern, and Tom Owen, 2010."Toward the Holy Grail of Perfect Information: Lessons Learned Implementing an Energy Information System in a Commercial Building," Proceedings of the 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. LBNL-3973E

Nicholas B. Rajkovich, Rick Diamond, and Bill Burke, 2010."Zero Net Energy Myths and Modes of Thought," Proceedings of the 2010 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. LBNL-3974E

2009

Ehrlich, Paul and Rick Diamond, 2009. "Smart Buildings: Business Case and Action Plan." A report for the U.S. General Services Administration. LBNL-2001E.

Rick Diamond et al. September 2008."The California Statewide Strategic Plan for Energy Efficiency." Principal author for the chapter on the Commercial Building sector. California Public Utilities Commission.

2008

Diamond R.C, Payne C.T. and Scherling G. 2008."Greening the U.S. House of Representatives," published in the Proceedings of the 2008 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 2008. LBNL-322E.

Harris, J.P., Diamond, R.C., Iyer, M., Payne, C.T., Blumstein, C., and Siderius, H-P, 2007. "Towards a Sustainable Energy Balance: Progressive Efficiency and the Return of Energy Conservation." Published in Energy Efficiency (April 2008). Also published by the University of California Energy Institute, Center for the Study of Energy Markets, CSEM WP 171, September 2007. LBNL-306E

2007

Diamond, Rick et al. 2007. Green the Capitol Initiative, Final Report. A special report from the Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives, Washington DC. LBID-2605

2006

Rick Diamond, Opitz M, Hicks T, Vonneida B, and Herrera S. 2006 "Evaluating the site energy performance of the first generation of LEED-certified commercial buildings," published in the Proceedings of the 2006 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 2006. LBNL-59853.

Harris JP, Rick Diamond, Iyer M, Payne CT, Blumstein C, 2006. "Donít supersize me! Toward a policy of consumption-sensitive energy efficiency." published in the Proceedings of the 2006 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 2006.

Mendell MJ, Brennan T, Hathon L, Odom JD, Offerman FJ, Turk BH, Wallingford K, Rick Diamond, and Fisk WJ, 2006. "Preventing building-related symptom complaints in office buildings: Distilling the experience of indoor environmental quality investigators." published in Facilities, 24:436-44. LBNL-59329.

2005

Wray CP, Rick Diamond, and Sherman MH. 2005. "Rationale for measuring duct leakage airflows in large commercial buildings," published in the Proceedings of the 26th AIVC Conference, Brussels, Belgium, September 21-23, 2005 LBNL Report-58252

Mendell MJ, Brennan T, Hathon L, Odom JD, Offerman FJ, Turk BH, Wallingford K, Rick Diamond, and Fisk WJ, 2005. "Causes and prevention of symptom complaints in office buildings: distilling the experience of indoor environmental quality investigators," in the Proceedings of Indoor Air 2005, Beijing, China. LBNL 56382.

Moezzi, Mithra and Rick Diamond. 2005. "Is efficiency enough? Towards a new framework for carbon savings in the California residential sector." California Energy Commission PIER report, Sacramento, California. LBNL Report-58580.

2004

Rick Diamond and David T. Grimsrud, 2004. Manual on Indoor Air Quality, University Press of the Pacific [A reprint of the publication done for the Electric Power Research Institute, EPRI EM-3469, Palo Alto, California, February, 1984. 114 pp. ]. Part One, Part Two

Rick Diamond 2004. "An R&D guide and multiyear plan for improving energy use in existing commercial buildings." Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report, LBNL-56173.

Rick Diamond and Mithra Moezzi 2004. "Changing trends: A brief history of the US consumption of energy, water, beverage and tobacco," published in the Proceedings of the 2004 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 2004. LBNL-55011.

Rick Diamond, Craig Wray, Brian Smith, Darryl Dickerhoff, Nance Matson, and Skylar Cox, 2004. "A Prototype Data Archive for the PIER Thermal Distribution Systems in Commercial Buildings Project," Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report, LBNL-54191.

Crabtree P, Kyriakopedi N, Mills E, Haves P, Otto R, Piette MA, Xu P, Rick Diamond, Deringer J, and Frost C. 2004. "Developing a next generation community college curriculum for energy efficiency high performance building operators," published in the Proceedings of the 2004 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 2004. LBNL 56003.

2003

Diamond, Rick, Craig Wray, Darryl Dickerhoff, Nance Matson, and Duo Wang. 2003. "Thermal distribution systems in commercial buildings," Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report, LBNL-51860.

Diamond, Rick. 2003. "A lifestyle-based scenario for U.S. buildings: Implications for energy use." Energy Policy, volume 31 issue12 pp 1205 - 1211. LBNL-50969.

2002

Diamond, Rick. 2002. "What might U.S. homes and workplaces be like in the year 2020-and what are the implications for energy use?" LBNL-50184, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.

Diamond, Rick & Mithra Moezzi. 2002. "Becoming allies: Combining social science and technological perspectives to improve energy research and policy Making," published in the Proceedings of the 2000 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 2002. LBL-50704.

2001

Siminovitch, M., R. Diamond, J. Mitchell, E. Page, K. Gauna, L. McLaughlin, D. Avery. 2001. National Park Service Lighting Retrofit Workbook, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720.

Salsbury, T. I. and R. C. Diamond. 2001. "Fault detection in HVAC systems using model-based feedforward control." Energy and Buildings. vol 33 no 4 pp 403-415. LBNL-45867.

2000

Diamond, R.C. and M.M. Moezzi. 2000. "Revealing myths about people, energy and buildings," published in the Proceedings of the 2000 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 2000. LBL-45862.

Salsbury, T. I. and R. C. Diamond. 2000. "Performance Validation and Energy Analysis of HVAC Systems Using Simulation." Energy and Buildings, vol 32 no 1 pp 5-17. LBNL-43638.

Salsbury, T. I. and R. C. Diamond. 2000. "Implementation and testing of a fault detection software tool for improving control system performance in a large commercial building," published in the Proceedings of the 2000 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 2000. LBNL-45863

Fisk, W.J., W.W. Delp, R.C. Diamond, D.J. Dickerhoff, R. Levinson, M.P. Modera, M. Nematollahi, D. Wang. 2000. "Duct systems in large commercial buildings: physical characterization, air leakage, and heat conduction gains," Energy and Buildings, vol. 32 no 1 pp 109-119. LBNL-42339.

1999

Diamond, R., T. Salsbury, G. Bell, Y.J. Huang, O. Sezgen, R. Mazzucchi and J. Romberger, "Phillip Burton Federal Building: EMCS Retrofit Analysis," Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, LBNL Report-43256, March, 1999.

Diamond, R., H. Feustel and Nance Matson, "A guide to energy-efficient ventilation in apartment buildings," US Department of Energy (DOE/EE-0196). LBNL-43641.

Salsbury, T. I. and R. C. Diamond. 1999. "Automated Testing of HVAC Systems for Commissioning." In the Proceedings of the PECI Commissioning Conference. Portland, Oregon. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Report LBNL-43639.

1998

Diamond, R., "Building Science Meets Architectural Practice," keynote talk, published in the Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association.

Feustel, H.E. and R.C. Diamond. 1998. "Ventilation in Highrise Apartments," Proceedings, Room Vent 1998, the 6th Annual International Conference on Air Conditioning, Stockholm, Sweden. LBNL-43642.

Older

Warner, J., D. Sartor, and R. Diamond, "Tenant guidelines for energy-efficient renovation of buildings at the Presidio of San Francisco," Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Publication 798, June 1997.

Busch J. and R. Diamond, 1996. "Does the Feebate Approach to A/E Compensation Lead to an Energy-Efficient Building?" published in the Proceeding s of the 4th National Energy-Efficient New Construction Conference, Vancouver, BC, October, 1996.

Diamond RC, J. Remus and B. Vincent, 1996. "User Satisfaction with Innovative Cooling Retrofits in Sacramento Public Housing," published in the Proceedings of the 1996 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC.

Diamond RC, Feustel HE and Dickerhoff, DJ. 1996. "Ventilation and Infiltration in Highrise Apartment Buildings," Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, LBL Report LBL-38103.

Feustel HE and Diamond RC, 1996. "Diagnostics and measurements of infiltration and ventilation systems in high-rise apartment buildings" published in the Proceedings of the 1996 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 1996.

Sartor DA, R.C. Diamond, A. Walker, M. Giller, K.Brown and A.S. Crawley, 1996. "Designing an Environmental Showcase: The San Francisco Presidio," published in the Proceedings of the 1996 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC.

Diamond RC and HE Feustel, "Air Flow Distribution in a Mechanically-Ventilated High-Rise Residential Building," published in the Proceedings of the 16th AIVC Annual Conference, Palm Springs, USA, 19-22 September 1995, vol 2 p369-378.

Piette MA, B. Nordman, O.D. Buen, R.C. Diamond, "Findings from a Low-Energy, New Commercial-Buildings Research and Demonstration Project," in Energy, vol 20 no. 6 pp 471-482, 1995. LBNL 36506.

DeCicco JM, L. Smith, R.C. Diamond, S. Morgan, J. Debarros, S. Nolden, T. Lubke, T. Wilson. "Energy Conservation in Multifamily Housing: Review and Recommendations for Future Efforts," published in the Proceedings of the 1994 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 1994.

Piette MA, B. Nordman, O.D. Buen, R.C. Diamond, "Over the Edge: Performance of Energy-Efficiency Measures in New Commerical Buildings from Energy Edge," published in the Proceedings of the 1994 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 1994. LBL-35644.

Diamond RC, M.A. Piette, O. de Buen, B. Nordman, J.P. Harris, and Bruce Cody. 1992. "Energy Use and Energy Savings: Measured Results from the Energy Edge Demonstration Project," published in Proceedings of the 1992 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 1992.

Heerwagen J and R.C. Diamond, "Adaptations and Coping: Occupant Response to Discomfort in Energy Efficient Buildings," published in Proceedings of the 1992 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, vol 10 p 83, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, Washington DC, August, 1992.

Vine, E., R. Diamond, and R. Szydlowski, "Domestic Hot Water Consumption in Four Low-Income Apartment Buildings," Energy--The International Journal, Vol. 12, No. 6., 1987.

Wagner, B.S. and R.C. Diamond, "The Kansas City Warm Room Project: Economics, Energy Savings, and Health and Comfort Impacts," Energy--The International Journal, Vol. 12, No. 6., 1987.


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